Moving into the second half of October, our eyes and entertainment start to turn to the Halloween, spooks and haunts in the picks of the week…
Stage: The first of The Arts Club Theatre Company’s Fall Theatre Trio of plays, No Child, takes to the stage opening tomorrow at the Newmont Stage (formerly Goldcorp Stage) at the BMO Theatre Centre, until November 8th
Art: Capturing the feelings of a society who has been stuck at home for months, view Vancouver artist David Wilson’s latest exhibition “Close to Home“, from October 1 to 22 at Kurbatoff Gallery.
Live: Join a small, socially distant audience for the opening of I Walked The Line at Firehall Arts Centre, running October 15 – 25
Anvil: The curtain rises on the premiere of Hey Viola!, a musical exploration of Canadian Civil Rights hero, Viola Desmond, at New Westminster’s Anvil Theatre from October 15 – 25, 2020
Streaming: Stemming from conversations with over one hundred diverse youth who are anxious about climate change UPROOTED, presented by Some Assembly Theatre Company and RHYTAG is a digitally adapted theatre production now streaming, and join in a Virtual Q&A on Oct 17th
Concert: Take in the season opening performance of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra online at its new virtual home; theconcerthall.ca
Scare: Slayland at PNE is a newly adapted walk-thru experience sure to scare up a good time, with ghosts, ghouls and 20 thrill rides until October 31
Howl: Join Biker Mama the Witch, at FlyOver Canada, on an unforgettable Halloween flight ride for all ages. HowlOver Canada lets you soar through the skies with a band of spooky sidekicks on your way to a music festival that’s out of this world, until November 1st.
Theatre: There’s still time to bring Gateway Theatre home to you, with a purchase of a Hallow’s Eve Paper Theatre kit, to build your own paper theatre this halloween.
Walk: Take a walk on the wild side and join Forbidden Vancouver for The Lost Souls of Gastown Tour, for tales of murder, mayhem and revenge every night until October 30th.
Film: Halloween movie buffs can get their (car) fill at the Twilight Drive-In Fright Fest every weekend in October, this weekend featuring; Disney-Pixar’s Coco, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and Fright Night.
Movies: More Halloween film fun takes over the Rio Theatre for October with frightful flicks like; Ghostbusters, Hocus Pocus, Dracula, The Fly, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and more.